John Lee (footballer)
|Full name||John Sebastian Lee|
|Date of birth||1869|
|Place of birth||Walsall Wood, England|
|1895–1897||Old Hill Wanderers|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Lee was born in Walsall Wood, then in Staffordshire. He played local football for Walsall Unity before joining Small Heath in 1893. Described as "a diminutive sharpshooter", Lee made his debut on the opening day of the 1893–94 Second Division season, and scored twice in a 3–1 win away at Walsall Town Swifts. He played in the next six games, scoring once more, but then lost his place to Billy Walton, whose form – 16 goals from 20 games – meant he retained the inside-right position for the remainder of the season. Lee dropped back into non-league football in 1895, preferring to remain in his native West Midlands rather than join a league side elsewhere.
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- Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 154. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.
- Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 106. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
- Matthews, p. 142.
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